Episode 122 – “The VVitch” Revisited

Episode 122 – “The VVitch” Revisited

We’re hitting rewind on one of our favorite movies to re-live deliciously. Also, Satanic Bay Area is once again being crafty, and in the news, Bay Area exorcists are confronting their own worse angels. CONTENT WARNING: The news section is a heavy one, dealing with...
Episode 121 – The Ouija Board Episode

Episode 121 – The Ouija Board Episode

Everyone remembers their first sleepover seance in grade school, with the help of the Parker Bros’-owned ‘oracle’: the Ouija board. But why are so many people so scared of a party game? We’re making contact with the Talking Board Historical Society for more on...
Episode 118 – The Succubus Episode

Episode 118 – The Succubus Episode

  Everyone loves a horny devil, and who better than the succubus, the unholy femme fatale of both ancient legend and modern popular culture? But where does this myth come from? Julie Jelinek of the International Vampire Film & Arts Festival joins us as we get...
Episode 109 – La-Bas

Episode 109 – La-Bas

In 1891, French popular author JK Huysmans scandalized the public with his novel La-Bas, a sultry and sleazy story surveying sex, shame, and Satanism. What inspired him to delve into such outrageous material — and why did so many people take him seriously?...